'High-performing' cyberdoc puts British GPs on defensive

A medical chatbot said to perform as well as or even better than human doctors has sparked a war of words in Britain over how much the public health service should rely on artificial intelligence. PHOTO | FOTOSEARCH

What you need to know:

  • AI company Babylon claimed its chatbot scored higher marks than real live doctors in "robust tests".
  • "(They) take humanity a significant step closer to achieving a world where no one is denied safe and accurate health advice."



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